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A New Millennial-Friendly Wine Algorithm Wants to Become Your Netflix of Drinking

“The platform will be entering a crowded field, facing competition from more established players like Delectable and Vivino, which have accumulated millions of users over the years. Verve will feature wines ranging from $15 to thousands of dollars and aims to help its users discover wines they might not otherwise know, build a repertoire of […]

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iGulu, the Revolutionary Home Beer Brewing System, wins Prestigious 2017 CES Innovation Awards

“Allowing for maximum control with minimum monitoring, iGulu allows the user to intuitively track brew time, brew phase, temperature, or Saccharify curve, with sliding scales for variables such as alcohol content, bitterness, or flavor profile. The production team behind iGulu is led by Shu Zhang as CEO and founder of iGulu, who previously worked within […]

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Brewing an IPA with Pico Brew

“The truth is, Pico Brew isn’t as simple as it sounds. There’s a whole lot more to it than pushing a couple of buttons and waiting a week for your own batch of home brew. And that’s okay. In fact, that’s part of the joy of this little system. You still have to clean the […]

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The Beer Bit – Making Sure Your Beer is Served Perfectly, No Matter What Style You Drink

“Since launching the Kickstarter campaign on October 18th, the Piscotty brothers raised over $10,000 in their first 48 hours and have already raised over 110% of their funding goal with 3 weeks still to go. “I am incredibly humbled by the success of the Kickstarter campaign. We had no idea going into our campaign that […]

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Detecting potentially harmful mycotoxins in beer

“Building on technology used to detect mycotoxins in grains, the researchers developed a biosensing chip that can bind these compounds when they are present in beer samples. The team also could reuse the chip 450 times before it started to fail. Testing on commercial beer and barley showed that the portable instrument detected levels as […]

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Exploring Bourbon Pompeii At Buffalo Trace In A Super Sleek 3D Way

“The recent discovery of older distillery foundations and related materials while Buffalo Trace was digging in one of its buildings to create a new events and meeting space sparked quite a bit of interest in those who love bourbon history and lore. Said project was then nicknamed Bourbon Pompeii and the distillery put out news/photos on […]

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‘Vinfusion’ device allows novices to blend their own wine

“To create a new wine using the Vinfusion machine, the user manipulates three sliders on a touch screen. One moves between “light” and “full-bodied”, another from “soft”, via “mellow”, to “fiery”. The third moves between “sweet” and “dry”. Crucially, Wimalaratne believed that by avoiding the descriptors and terminology favoured by specialists in wine, the device opened up the possibility of […]

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Andritz dairy separator enjoying success in craft beer market

“Andritz, which has been supplying centrifugal separators for dairy and liquid food for 80 years, is seeing ‘a promising market’ in beer production.” Read more here: Andritz dairy separator enjoying success in craft beer market

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Minnesota’s 10 best ‘Under 21’ website redirects

“While these age verification screens aren’t actually required by state or federal law, there’s strongly-worded language suggesting them from both the government and the industry. Whether or not they are effective deterrents for curious under-agers is debatable. For most of the companies in the booze business using these age verification screens, they likely come from a genuine desire to […]

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Uber Self-Driving Truck Packed With Budweiser Makes First Delivery in Colorado

“A tractor trailer full of beer drove itself down Colorado’s I-25 last week with nobody behind the wheel. Uber Technologies Inc. and Anheuser-Busch InBev NV teamed up on the delivery, which they said is the first time a self-driving truck had been used to make a commercial shipment. With a police cruiser in tow, the 18-wheeler cruised more than […]

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Yes, this wine bottle has Internet access

“The bottle itself has a number of features that Kuvée thinks will make it appealing not necessarily to connoisseurs, but to mainstream wine drinkers who might have a glass or two with dinner. Manwani has dubbed it the “fat middle.” It’s not people who will drink anything and don’t care if it has been in […]

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Beck’s develops ‘cap cam’ that lets drinkers film in 360°

“The development, as well as being a clever piece of hidden technology, doubles as a bit of free promotion for the brand. “The basic idea is to provide an all-round view of those typical Beck’s moments shared with close friends,” BBDO Germany explained. “Unfortunately, attempts to capture these moments on mobile phone videos just cannot compare.”” Read […]

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